amfAR funds highly innovative and sometimes high-risk studies that may lack the preliminary data required by traditional grant makers, with the goal of developing a cure for HIV.

amfAR Awards $1.5 Million in New Cure Research Grants

Strategies involve mRNA and gene-editing technologies, and souped-up natural killer cells

Dr. Lishomwa “Lish” Ndhlovu Takes the Lead

amfAR’s newly appointed Scientific Advisory Committee Chair discusses the power of collaboration and creating the space for unexpected breakthroughs in HIV cure research.

Research Grants

Mathilde Krim Fellowships

Request for Proposals

General Grant Information

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Publications from amfAR Grantees and Fellows

Each month, the findings of amfAR-funded researchers (names in bold) are published in peer-reviewed journals, which are listed below by month of publication. In each case you can click on the “ABSTRACT” link for a brief summary of the research paper as it appears in the journal. In some cases, you can click on the “READ MORE” link to access related articles written for a lay audience by amfAR staff.